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Chambers of Andrew Trollope QC and Richard Christie QC

187 FLEET STREET, LONDON, EC4A 2AT, ENGLAND
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Terence Woods

Tel:
Work 020 7430 7430
Email:
187 Fleet Street Chambers (Chambers of Andrew Trollope QC and Richard Christie QC)

Position

Terence joined Chambers in 2003 from a common law set, 2 Grays Inn Square Chambers. Since then he has expanded his practice in London and on the South Eastern Circuit, although he has worked on cases as far afield as Liverpool and Newcastle. He has substantial experience in cases involving murder, manslaughter, drugs importation, people trafficking, rape, fraud and money laundering as both junior and leading junior counsel. Recently, he has developed an interest in regulatory work, including disciplinary and local authority proceedings. He is a member of the Criminal Bar Association, the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers and the South Eastern Circuit. Reported cases: R v Roci -leading junior in sentencing guidelines case in people trafficking case involving trafficking from eastern Europe for purposes of prostitution in UK; R v Hartrey -for co-defendant in guidelines case on downloading of indecent images of children. Other notable cases include: R v D -junior counsel for first defendant in large scale Class A drugs conspiracy, defendant acquitted after four month trial (case involved prolonged pre-trial argument, including European jurisprudence re legality of pre-RIPA surveillance); R v R -junior counsel for defendant charged with murder/manslaughter, manslaughter verdict on basis of diminished responsibility due to psychiatric condition brought on by post traumatic stress disorder resulting from family trauma in Burundi; R v H -counsel for defendant in large-scale cannabis importation, appeal allowed after fresh evidence/public interest immunity hearing re co-defendant who gave prosecution evidence; and R v I -junior counsel in baby murder case involving substantial scientific and character evidence as to whether mother/father or both responsible.

Career

Qualified 1989.

Member

Middle Temple; Criminal Bar Association.

Education

St Patrick’s College, Armagh; University College, London (1988 LLB Hons); Inns of Court School of Law (1989).


Regional Bar : South Eastern Circuit

Crime

Within: Crime – Leading juniors

Terence Woods - 187 Fleet Street ChambersHe has expertise in cases of serious sexual abuse, murder, fraud and multi-handed drugs conspiracies.

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